Is It Time to Spring Clean Your Résumé?

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As you prepare to look for your next job, you may want to consider updating your résumé to make sure you have added your most recent accomplishments, streamline formatting and added any keywords … and always, always proofread once more! Weed out what’s not needed. This covers a few aspects of the résumé. For example,… Read more »

Get Some Grit! 

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In this ever-competitive world, it helps if you know how to compete…and how to win. This doesn’t mean you have to ace every test or go out and win a marathon, but it helps to know how to push past your personal limits to reach a goal you might not have otherwise. So, if you… Read more »

What Is Your Next Level Up?

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For those of us who play video games, we know that “leveling up” means earning more prizes, getting better weapons, improved abilities to fight against the enemy and complete whatever quest the game lays out. How can we do that in real life and what benefits will it have? Consider your definition of personal success…. Read more »

Working From Home Is Not Always What We Think!

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One of the biggest desires for employees, that tops even salary or medical benefits, is finding that work-life balance. Today, that often includes telecommuting or some other version of working from home. It seems almost ideal: You don’t have to deal with finding your wrinkle-free work clothes, early morning traffic or that one challenging co-worker…. Read more »

You Don’t Have to Job Search Alone!

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As you search for your next job, especially if you want to work in a particular field, you don’t have to do it all by yourself. You may not even know where to start…yet. For every job out there, someone has a line on how to get it, who to speak with and who can… Read more »

It’s Time to Embrace Change

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As Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of Frankenstein, put it, “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” But it doesn’t have to be. Most of us find change jarring and challenging, whether positive or negative, and we have trouble adapting if it means adjustments to our regular routine. Keep… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Way: Create a Road Map for Your Future

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If you’ve ever had to use any sort of map, either paper or electronic, you know the basics: To find your way, you must start with an end goal in mind. Consider that map as a metaphor for your career. Even if you’re not entirely sure where you want to go, it helps to put… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Becoming an Early Riser!

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If your morning consists of you hitting snooze multiple times and giving yourself about fifteen minutes to get out the door, you may want to rethink your wake-up routine. In fact, the most successful people tend to have a regular morning routine that goes beyond most people’s hurried morning rushes. If you want to become… Read more »